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Difference between PC and politeness

December 8, 2016

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In a recent guest viewpoint, it was argued that political correctness is not ruining our country but is critical to our nation’s progress. It is imperative to note the difference between political correctness and mere... Read more »

Dismay at front page photo

November 29, 2016

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As a financial supporter and a graduate of the University of Akron [sic], I want to put on record my dismay at the front page color photo of a young lady holding up a sign containing an obscenity in the November 17 edition of T... Read more »

Rare times with Trump

November 14, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Having read the Nov. 3 “The choice is clear” editorial, I do hope readers visit goo.gl/7W90VD. These are rare times.  My personal introduction to the world stage came when I watched the murder of Israeli Olympians in 1972 on live TV... Read more »

Shared governance violated

October 26, 2016

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Regarding UA Ambassador Megan Hanft’s Oct. 24 guest viewpoint “Wilson, president at perfect time”: While all indications may be that the previously interim administrators (interim president and interim provost) are capabl... Read more »

Letter to the editor 10-13-16

October 12, 2016

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In the past weeks I have been thoroughly disgusted by some of the grotesque images and regressive messages I have seen and heard on campus. I completely agree with anyone who is offended by them, however, I do not agree (as for... Read more »

Let’s talk with: John Zipp

September 15, 2016

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Below is the second installment of The Buchtelite’s “Let’s talk with” series. This week’s letter is from John Zipp, professor of sociology and president and spokesperson for the Akron chapter of the American Asso... Read more »

Let’s talk with: Jane Bond

September 7, 2016

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Over the next few weeks, The Buchtelite will be publishing letters from important people who played important parts in the events of the last year at UA, specifically those dealing with the beleaguered administration, the myriad init... Read more »

A voice to be heard

By Youngbin Jeong, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

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Many people, especially younger generations, are discouraged by politics and voting due to negative publicity and information from news and peers. Many students show an expression of discontent about politicians and achieveme... Read more »

‘Death of a Student’

By Allyson Smith, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

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As a student at the University of Akron, I am weary and appalled by the current state of "politics" impacting our campus. In response, I wrote the following poem:   My parents aren’t rich but I’ve got a 3.8. They don’... Read more »

Political apathy on campus

By Alex Belovich

March 9, 2016

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The March 3rd edition of The Buchtelite asked what students thought about Clinton and Trump’s wins on Super Tuesday. What shocked me is that some of the respondents didn’t seem to know or care about the Super Tuesday primaries,... Read more »

#NeverTrump

By Youngbin Jeong

March 2, 2016

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On social media, #NeverTrump is the one of the biggest movements related to the presidential race. Despite Donald Trump’s audacious insults towards women, Hispanics, Muslims, the disabled, and immigrants, he is receiving abu... Read more »

An open letter: USG to President Scarborough

July 13, 2015

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The following is an letter addressed to The University of Akron President Scott Scarborough,  written and signed by the UA Undergraduate Student Government's president and vice president Taylor Swift and Richard Angeletti. Dear... Read more »

Student organization fights for smoke free campus

By Jeffrey Evans, writer

October 28, 2014

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Letter to the Editor, Students Organized for Collective Action would like to offer the student body an opportunity to think about the benefits of having a smoke free campus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

September 30, 2014

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I am a freshman at UA and today read your article concerning the cessation of scholarship refunds here at The University of Akron, and I completely agreed with your opinion of why the policy is against the interests of the student... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Does our society still need home economics?

By Susan Witt and David Witt

October 10, 2013

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With the start of the 2013-14 academic year, the School of Family and Consumer Sciences begins its centennial year at the University of Akron — 100 years since the founding of the Curtis School of Home Economics at what was... Read more »

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